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's in your wallet? here's your invoice. >>> a good saturday afternoon to you. i'm craig melvin coming to you from washington, d.c., where we are covering the president's second inauguration, but today is a day for americans to give something back. that tops our political headlines. the president kicking off the national day of service today volunteering at a school here in the d.c. area. the first family and 500 volunteers joined him. tomorrow president obama will take the oath of office in a private white house ceremony. monday, hundreds of thousands are expected as he takes the oath on the capitol steps. former presidents clinton and carter will be present at that ceremony monday. not attending former president george h.w. bush and his father, former president bush, the younger bush staying at home because his father is sick. the president was just released from the hospital after an extended illness. also today a big development on the debt limit. a vote is scheduled for next week and we'll dig in to those details later in the show. first, though, the stars are coming out for that nationa
of office for the second time at the white house. good afternoon to you, i'm craig melvin and you are watching msnbc, the place for politics, and this is how president obama's second term started earlier today. >> please raise your right hand and repeat after me. i, barack hussein obama do solemnly swear -- >> i, barack hussein obama, do s solemnly swear -- >> to execute the office of the president of the united states -- >> to execute the office of the president of the united states -- >> will protect and preserve and defend the constitution of the united states. >> will protect and preserve the constitution of the united states. >> so help me god. >> so help me god. >> thank you, mr. chief justice. >>> we have team coverage of the 57th presidential inauguration, and luke russert is with us on the washington mall, but we start with peter alexander on the north lawn of the white house this afternoon. pete, we know that the first family attended the historic metropolitan church this morning, and what are they up to right now? >> well, they get some quiet time together as a family w
] [applause] on the fcc agenda. in an hour, the head of fema craig fugate because of budget constraints states should not expect significant federal aid after the disaster. the head of the federal reserve bank of dallas on what to do about institutions considered too big to fail. in the morning former senators kent and jeff discuss the debt and deficit reduction. at 1:00 p.m. eastern the national immigration forum hold a news conference focusing on immigration legislation. speaker scheduled to include tom of the u.s. chamber of commerce and carlos. >>> he had been talking about this dream he had. he talked about it for years. the american dream then it become his dream. america will someday realize the principles and the decoration of independence. inhe was inspired by the moment. sunday on after wards he recalls the journey of the civil rights activist participating in the march on washington. part of three dais of booktv this weekend monday featuring authors and books on the inauguration, president obama, and martin luther king, jr. >>> now a look at the agenda for the security and exchange
's happening here in the u.s., but it is even more acute issue in poor countries around the world. so craig, you've got the microphone in hand so why don't you answer first and then hands the microphone to margareta. >> i think the challenge is, particularly as you see what's going on right now with the funding for sandy, a used to be the assumption of the united states is a big disaster happened it was always easy to get money after the fact. it was almost impossible to get money prior to event occurring. that's not the case anymore. even getting money after a disaster, given the current budget climate is extremely difficult. so i think, again, it comes back to the preponderance of these decisions over time are made at the local level. yet almost everything we're targeting is a national policy. the united states federal policy doesn't dictate a lot of it. we basically use incentives and disincentives through taxes and great fun. but we're real decisions get made is at the local level. what i'm trying to get our flood insurance folks to look at is we've got to quit selling mitigation as a g
that craig lewis and his fine staff in our economic analysis division have completed the rigorous study and economic analysis that a bipartisan majority of commissioners had long ago asked for in advance of considering a new rulemaking. we are currently working with the economic analysis staff and the division of investment management to shape a reform proposal based on that rigorous economic analysis. and separately, i'm encouraged by chairman walters' commitment even as we continue to implement the mandates to focusing as well on the everyday, core blocking and tackling issues that affect investors most. in the coming monthings, i look forward to would being together to crease the commission's -- to address the commission's priorities such as the long overdue amendments to the net capital and customer protection rules and longerrer-term ones such as engaging in a formal, thorough evaluation of equity market structure issues last done in a comprehensive manner in the commission's market 2000 report always way back in 1994. for all the recent talk of gridlock and a divided commission, i
is the headline of this? guest: 10% of our students are reached the bench to bench mark in a craig -- in mathematics. look at the highest performing countries -- half of their eighth graders are at the international advanced benchmark. even though our eighth graders, the percentage of high- performance students is well below the very best. host: we see the asian students with many numbers performing at the advanced a level. guest: there is a national movement to put a craters into high school mathematics. that is like algebra and above. you can reuse -- read to this data two ways. there is a need to give them more advanced math but a pessimistic view might be that we are placing a lot of kids in advanced math who are not prepared for it. if our eight craters are performing at this level and have only 7% performing at this level, we don't have a region where naturally prepared for a high-school geometry or mathematics class. host: tell us about your interpretation of the science performance. guest: what is jumping out is look at the #two system. the second highest, the system with t
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